Analysis Of Martin Luther King Jr. Essay

1052 Words Nov 12th, 2015 5 Pages
“We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are created equal…”, Who are these men that the Founding Fathers of this nation are speaking of (allusion)?” I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character…”(allusion). Who are these children that Martin Luther King Jr is referring to? Are they directly referring to the white men and specifically people of the white and colored race? Or are they referring to men, women, children, and people of all colors? Humans. These revolutionary words have caused social and political controversies among our nation from the get-go. From the freedom of slaves in the 1860s, to the Women’s Suffrage in the 1920s and to the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s, and now as we find ourselves in the Information Age in the 21st century, it is those in the LGBT community who are fighting for their rights all across the world. It was just on June 26, 2015, when the US Supreme Court ruled that the US Constitution guarantees the right for same-sex couples to marry in all 50 US states Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy stated in the majority opinion "The Court, in this decision, holds same-sex couples may exercise the fundamental right to marry in all States” (“50 States”) (logos). In the US, there is still a huge amount of bigotry even though officials enforce the laws that have been passed that protect LGBT rights and in which…

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